The UK could soon see 49,000 new cases of coronavirus every day unless action is taken to drive down the current rate of infection, the government's chief scientific adviser has warned.
Boris Johnson will chair an emergency COBRA meeting on Tuesday ahead of a statement on the next steps in tackling the coronavirus pandemic.
Tougher coronavirus restrictions are being extended to the whole of Northern Ireland, First Minister Arlene Foster has announced.
Four more areas in Wales are going to be placed under a local lockdown from 6pm tomorrow.
New treatments for advanced prostate cancer have been called a "breakthrough" by a leading cancer charity.
Academics at the Royal Academy could propose the sale of a £100m Michelangelo sculpture in order to avoid cutting staff, it has been claimed.
A Conservative MP has apologised after he was pictured on a train without a face covering by another passenger.
Grandparents and others who provide informal childcare will be exempt from coronavirus rules in local lockdown areas in England, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced.
As COVID-19 cases rise across the UK, the government's independent advisers have laid out the data showing where the UK is heading if no further measures are taken.
Britons are being fined for breaches of coronavirus lockdown regulations that are "unclear and ambiguous", a parliamentary committee has warned.